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just arrived two hours ago. it's the first visit ever by a u.s. president to cambodia. the other history making stop on president obama's trip coming up. >>> back here at home later this morning san francisco city officials will deal with a hot debate involving muni. muni has to decide what they will do with a multimillion dollar wind fall. ktvu tara moriarty is here now. says the big decision boils down to two options right tara? >> reporter: that is right. muni has to decide whether it wants to invest in making improvements to the system and hiring more operators or wants to let youths ride for free. we're here at the portal station. they will take center stage at a board of supervisors government audit. supervisor scott weiner is pushing for using the funds for maintenance. pointing out the agency has very poor performance rates. others would like to see 40,000 low income youths ride for free. in this spring the san francisco municipal transportation agency approved a 22 month pilot to provide a free transit ride. it hinged upon the transportation agency would fork over $4 mil
but there will be a price for them. u.s. is threatening to cut off a half billion dollars in annual aid. reporting live allison burns, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> in vallejo, it could be the work of an arsonist, and police are investigating two suspicious fires and that makes 6 in the last few weeks. it was at a mortgage business and just a half hour later another fire was called in. in the past two weeks, four other fires burned two homes and four businesses and they believe it is a transient to blame. >> i saw him actually sleeping where the fire was started. i am worried to death, i can tell you that. >> nobody has been hurt in any of the fires but vallejo police are having them to report any information about who may be responsible. >>> another santa cruz county up mate has people concerned. he died from withdrawing from drug abuse in a detox sell. a private medical staff took over at the jail in september. jail leaders said care has improved. doctors and nurses are on actuality and they have afforded nurses more time to care for patients. >>> and a government report shows guantanamo bay deten
. >> the elections did not change the balance of power on capitol hill. democrats still controlled the u.s. senate. coming up at 6:15 what all of that means for the lawmakers moving ahead and what is ahead for the gridlock in washington. >> governor jerry brown is celebrating a historic victory this morning for the first time since 2004 california approved a tax hike on a statewide proposition. voters have passed proposition 30. his education tax initiative 54% to 46% with 95% of the precincts reporting. ktvu tara moriarty is in san francisco this morning where voters were overwhelmingly backing that measure. >> that is right here in san francisco most voters voted yes in favor of prop 30. and the general feeling here in the city is that public schools need help. case in point mission heights school. this is the oldest high school in san francisco and test scores well they have been struggling with that over the years. prop 30 passage may be the shot in the arm this school needed. other areas of california that saw support for 30 alameda and santa cruz counties. los angeles also backed it but moe
until thanksgiving. >>> they are investigating the attack on the u.s. consulate and they want to know about the attack from the obama administration. >>> right now we want to know about traffic from sal. >> okay. things have gotten a lot busier and i have mentioned on 17th and vanness, it will be a tough area and it will be out for most of the area with those signal lights. let's look at 808 westbound, -- 880 westbound, no major problems, the commute looks good getting up to the toll plaza and it is backed up for a 10 to 15 minute tee lay and you will be waiting for a it until you make it on to the bridge. it gets better by the time you reach dublin. 880 looks good on fremont. >> let's go to steve. >>> that system needs something to bump it along and that system is coming out of the gulf of alaska. we start off not bad but the last couple of days have been really nice, lots of sun, a few mid-70s but that first system will change everything, not a lot. the second system will be colder and that arrives late saturday into early sunday morning. first one will be warm second one will be co
&e is investigating where it all came from. we will have the latest on that investigation. >>> and the u.s. supreme court is taking on the issue of same sex marriage and same sex marriage will become legal here in california because of an earlier appeals court decision. >>> after shopping until they dropped, many will be back but staying in looking for deals today. and in san jose, they are here to tell us more about cyber monday deals, pam? >> reporter: they are having the best online -- jeanine? >> reporter: they are having best online deals with this samsung galaxy and now they are selling it for $179 and that's a savings of 70 bucks. they estimate americans will spend more than a half billion -- $1.5 billion today and they started at midnight and places like wal-mart and target are pushing their deals on home paints. and depending on what they pout or spent, we wanted to see if they planned on shopping today. >> sure, i am curious because i can scope out and see what is happening on sale but to make me spent my money, i will rather hold on and i do listen and hear about other deals going on clo
is getting all the details and we'll get a report from here in about 30 minutes. >>> later today u.s. supreme court may announce if it will review the challenge to california proposition 8 which bans same sex marriage. i'm going to take you live outside -- this san earlier shot of the supreme court building. coming up we will try to go out there live. options before the high court and how the city of san francisco is preparing for the court's decision. >> this is major. >>> time now 6:07. the weather is major. our commute. and tara you are watching the bay bridge too. >> that is right. the lights are out on the span. we don't know what caused it. obviously storm related. if we take a live look you can see that the only thing you can see are headlights and taillights across the span. we also have a high wind advisory in effect. looks like it's a pretty slow going. definitely give yourself extra time this morning if you need to get across the bridge. up next we will take a look at highway 24 lafayette. this is near 680 traffic getting a little bit heavy there westbound. we also have a lot of st
jersey shore which of course has been very hard hit. this is being called the second costliest storm in u.s. history behind katrina. again we are looking live at the new jersey shore near the town of margate. coming upwell have a live report from n and hear from the victim on sandy and how they hope to put their lives back together. >>> meanwhile more aid from california is headed to the east coast. southern california utility company is sending about 70 trucks and 120 employees to help restore the power in that area. two cargo planes filled with supplies and bay area personnel left from travis air force base yesterday. >>> our time 6:35. sewage spill is a lot larger than first thought. it was first reported along woodside drive tuesday evening and it was repaired late tear night. they first thought 2,000 gallons spill now their new estimates say it was actually 88,000 gallons. now the cause of the spill that is still being investigated. the agency is working with marin county and the town top find out how much sewage entered storm drains. >>> boat owners are being warned watch out for susp
around the world in fact waiting for our u.s. presidential election. so numbers were down overnight. a little bit this morning in europe as well. our futures look like a slightly lower opening. we'll probably be in a wait and see pattern. >>> we'll smile and say good morning, to you. thank you for joining us here on ktvu channel 2 morning news. it's a monday, november 5th i'm dave clark. >> and i'm pam cook. time now is 6:30. >> in the news right now we have developing news. police in fremont shot and killed a naked man who had a knife after responding to a domestic dispute. we've been following this story since 4:30 this morning. ktvu janine de la vega joining us live to tell us this is still a very active scene out there along central avenue. what is going on janine? >> reporter: police have been here for the past 7.5 hours and they tell me they expect to be here for a couple more. they are just about to open up the eastbound lanes here. these roads have been closed for a long time. the westbound lanes between central avenue and glenmore drive and logan will be closed. they are in
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